9 Resources for Airbnb Hosts: More Money, Less Work, Better Experiences

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Airbnb can be a great opportunity to make some extra money or even earn living. Or, if managed wrong, it can turn out… differently. If you’re an Airbnb host, you’ll love DailyTekk’s roundup of the best startups, resources and tools from the Airbnb ecosystem designed specifically to help take the burden off your shoulders while helping you earn more from your short term rental(s). Whether you just want to provide an amazing space and leave the management, pricing, cleaning and all that good stuff to someone else or just want to have as many hospitality upgrades at your fingertips as possible, you’ll find plenty to love here on this list.

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Proprly

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Logistics. This one word represents what might be one of the trickiest aspects of short term rental management. Proprly offers cleaning and key delivery services so you don’t need to worry about the logistics. But beyond ensuring your rental space is spotless and making sure your guests are able to get it (and return your keys), Proprly also handles laundry (you don’t want to wash those linens, do you?), can leave welcome gifts for your guests and can restock supplies like toilet paper and paper towels.

Beyond Pricing

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You’re probably not a travel expert, and even if you are there are aspects of the short term renting market that technology can handle better than you. Beyond Pricing can help you earn WAY more money as an Airbnb host — up to 40%! — by taking over pricing your listing(s). And it takes just 60 seconds to get setup. First link your Airbnb account, check recommended prices (which are based on factors like neighborhood, seasonality and local demand) and then turn on automated daily updates to your Airbnb calendar.

Boxpitality

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From towels to toiletries, part of being an Airbnb host is keeping supplies topped off. And beyond that, you want to make the best possible impression by using the best possible supplies. That’s where Boxpitality comes in: they’ll supply your rental with body lotion, body wash, conditioner, shampoo and toiletries (and towels). The toiletries box comes with sets of 12 or 18 and the luxury towel set comes with a body sheet, a bath towel, a hand towel and a face cloth. Boom. Supplied.

Beyond

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Beyond is a combination of several of the services listed here. They handle ...

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